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2020
Jan
26
 
 
Last week’s Season 10 premiere of Curb was a closely guarded secret – which preserved all the jokes, but didn’t give other critics and me a chance to rave about how brilliantly funny it was. Now we know, and the secret’s out: Larry David, after 20 years as “TV Larry,” not only hasn’t lost a step. He’s hit full stride…
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jan
25
 
 
The impeachment hearings have an earlier start than usual today, because presiding U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts doesn’t have any court-related business on weekend mornings. So at 10 a.m. ET, all the president’s lawyers take to the well of the Senate to argue their side of the case, and attack the other side.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jan
25
 
 
If you saw last week’s premiere episode, on Australia, you know how stupendous this latest BBC series, presented by Sir David Attenborough, is. Regardless, tune in tonight. This second installment takes on the continent of North America – so it’s got the added appeal of being a home-court game.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jan
25
 
 
This new edition features, for the third time, the talented Adam Driver as host, with Halsey, this time, as the musical guest.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jan
25
 
 
Forty-plus years of covering television have yielded countless close encounters with stars of the first magnitude. Many are now deceased, but their bodies of work still breathe...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jan
25
 
 
Growing up in Syria, Amani Ballour knew a world of rules and limits. "There are too many differences between boys and girls…. I couldn't play with boys. I couldn't climb the tree...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jan
25
 
 
On this day in 1961, President John F. Kennedy presented the first live, televised presidential press conference...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jan
24
 
 
On this day in 1995, opening statements began in the People of the State of California v. Orenthal James Simpson...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jan
24
 
 
Jim Lehrer got to be the kind of journalist we all should want, and most of us say we want, and many of us really don't want...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2020
Jan
24
 
 
This day of coverage, like these proceedings in the Senate, hone in on the second article of impeachment – obstruction of Congress. At various points in the day, take a moment to hop around on your TV channel guide, and see how various news organizations are, or are not, covering the proceedings. CBS has slipped away for soap operas. Fox News, especially at night, goes with its own programming, such as Hannity. Sometimes, what is avoided is as instructive as what is televised. Pr